Where do we serve? What do we do? We will be serving in several locations around downtown Los Angeles. We will serve the area in a variety of ways from soup kitchens to tutoring youths. We will do most of our work at Homeboy Industries, a leader in gang rehabilitation and a parish community, Dolores Mission: these are both in the Boyle Heights area, just east of downtown. We will be staying at Cardinal Manning Homeless Shelter in East LA and explore issues of homelessness, gang violence, poverty, domestic violence and immigration.
When is the trip? The 2013 trip will be June 23-29.
Who can apply?: Members of the Classes of 2013 and 2016 are invited to apply in pairs. Some of the criteria used in choosing the group are: character, flexibility in unexpected circumstances, compatibility with a diverse group of classmates, leadership qualities, discipline record, academic standing, responsibility, and trustworthiness. The application can be found by clicking here.
Applications will be available until 3pm on February 1. Applications received after that date and time will not be considered.
What is the cost? The cost is approximately $950. This covers airfare, lodging, meals, and other fees. Students may bring a limited amount of money for personal expenses.
Should I contact for more information? Please contact Ms. Maura Toomb, Prep’s director of campus ministry, for more information. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (201) 547-6457.